PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2012

Oil spill snarls traffic in N.W. Philly

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Firefighters responded to an oil spill on Ridge Avenue near Manayunk in Wissahickon around 5:30 Friday afternoon, and traffic was crawling... Read more

Men hospitalized in Point Breeze, E. Germantown shootings

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Police were investigating shootings in Point Breeze and East Germantown that left two men hospitalized Friday night. A 20-year-old man was... Read more

Stray bullet hits mother, 38, in eye in West Philly

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This post has been updated. Two bags of groceries she dropped marked the West Philadelphia corner where a 38-year-old mother of two young... Read more

Cops: $10k ring stolen - from Kohls

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A man walked into a Kohls store in Andorra Thursday afternoon, asked to see two rings and ran off with one that store employees said is worth... Read more

Suspicious powder sent in letter to Sen. Toomey's Center City office

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This post has been updated. Authorities determined that a suspicious white, powdery substance sent in a letter to Sen. Pat Toomey's Center... Read more

Man fatally shot in W. Philadelphia

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A 21-year-old man was shot on Callowhill Street near Gross Wednesday night, and was pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania... Read more

Man shot in N. Philadelphia, hospitalized

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A 19-year-old man was hospitalized after begin shot on 7th Street near Wallace in North Philadelphia Wednesday night, police said. Around... Read more

Cops tazed, assaulted in S.W. Philly

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The suspect in an armed robbery and assault Wednesday morning who shocked cops in Southwest Philadelphia with another officer's Taser was arrested... Read more